Petro Poroshenko, the President of Ukraine claimed that Russia should bear the responsibility for the searches at the houses of Crimean Tatars that led to the death of 82-years old Vedjie Kashka. He claimed this after the meeting with Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council as 112 Ukraine broadcasted.
'I informed Tusk on the horrible events that took place today in Crimea when the activist that has the important history of the defense of the interests of the Crimean Tatars died during the searches, pressure and detention of the Crimean Tatars activist. We are not going to bear with this. Russia should bear the responsibility for these horrible actions. I want to emphasize that the only form of the protection of the Crimean Tatars is the release of Crimea from the occupation', Poroshenko claimed.
Russian FSB held a number of searches at the houses of Crimean Tatars in Sevastopol, Simeiz, Holodovla, Hrushovka and Yuzhne on November 23.
Ruslan Trubach, Bekir Dehermenji, Asan Chapukh and Kyazim Ametov, Kurtseit Abdullaev and Vedjie Kashka were detained. 82-years old Vedjie Kashka felt bad during the arrest and she was hospitalized and later she died.
Russian FSB explained the unexpected searches with the case of the extortion of money from the citizen of Turkey. Shevket Namattulaev, the journalist of ATR TV channel noted that the detained are people of active citizenship and visited all court sessions.